Deville man arrested for rape, molestation of a juvenile

Mark Bryant
Mark Bryant(RPSO)
Published: Aug. 17, 2022 at 2:43 PM CDT
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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB) - A Deville man has been arrested and charged with first degree rape and two counts of molestation of a juvenile under 13 years old.

Mark Bryant, 62, was arrested on August 4 and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center.

According to the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners at a local hospital alerted RPSO Special Victims Unit Detectives on July 30 about a juvenile victim. RPSO worked with the Children’s Advocacy Center to obtain a warrant for Bryant’s arrest on the above charges.

Bryant was released on August 11 on a $200,000 bond.

SVU Detectives said their investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information regarding Mark Bryant should contact the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit at (318) 473-6727.

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